Linda McMahan

Feb 16, 2017

Loving Mother and Friend

WAYNESVILLE — Linda McMahan, 62, passed away at Haywood Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.

Linda was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and grandparents.

She is survived by her son, Aarron Lazar of Marion, a friend who is like a sister, Barb Williams of Ohio; her “niece,” Sheri Hayes and friend, Madeline (Everett) Shepherd of Canton.

The Director of the Good Samaritan Clinic, Donda Bennett said, “Oh bless. I am so glad you told me. Absolutely please put that she was a faithful employee and giving volunteer at the Good Samaritan Clinic for over eight years. I remember she had the most beautiful dog that she loved a great deal. Even had professional pictures made of it. I will be sure to share it with everyone. She was always so kind and sweet to our patients and even through her hard circumstances she had a bright outlook and encouraged others. She really was a giving person who tried so hard to do for others. She had a beautiful heart.”

Linda was a very active member of the Dandie Dinmont community. She loved her dogs.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at Smoky Mountain Chapel with Pastor Aryn Ruble officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Smoky Mountain Cremations and Funeral Service of Clyde is caring for the family and the online register is available at